Russian Cosmonaut Took a Photo of "Sea Horse" from the ISS

23.06.2017

On the official page of Roskosmos in Instagram there is a picture of a huge "sea horse". So Isabela Island in the Pacific Ocean looks from the height.

Russian Cosmonaut Took a Photo of "Sea Horse" from the ISS

The photo was taken by the Russian astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, who was on board of the international space station. "Sea horse" is the largest and youngest of the Galapagos Islands and has a volcanic origin. It is less than a million years old. On the surface of Isabela there are six volcanoes, four of which are active until now.